Crocidium karooanum Hesse, 1938

Lamas, Carlos José Einicker, Evenhuis, Neal L. & Couri, Márcia Souto, 2002, Descriptions of the spermathecae and male genitalia of the species of Crocidium Loew described by Hesse (Diptera, Bombyliidae, Crocidiinae), Zootaxa 45, pp. 1-12 : 6

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https://doi.org/ 10.5281/zenodo.155823

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http://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.6277794

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scientific name

Crocidium karooanum Hesse, 1938
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Crocidium karooanum Hesse, 1938   ( Fig. 7 View FIGURES 7 ­ 11 )

Crocidium karooanum Hesse 1938: 792   , 807­810; Hesse, 1963: 289; Hull, 1973: 185; Bowden, 1980: 399; Evenhuis & Greathead, 1999: 216.

Spermathecae: spermathecae without a conspicuous reservoir, distinguished only by a darker area on the extremities of the spermathecal ducts. This area with longitudinal axis equivalent to 2 times of sperm pump length; spermathecal ducts 8 times longer than sperm pump, uniting to form a short common spermathecal duct; sperm pump placed at nearly ½ of the spermathecal duct; sclerotized collars developed on both ends of sperm pumps. ( Fig. 7 View FIGURES 7 ­ 11 ).

Material examined: Paratypes. South Africa. Northern Cape: Victoria West, Meltonwold (Nieuveveld), 2 females, Oct. 1935, (collector unknown). Deposited in the South African Museum, Cape Town, South Africa. 1 female, Oct. 1935, (collector unknown). Deposited in the Natal Museum, Pietermaritzburg, South Africa. Eastern Cape: Willowmore, Capland, 1 female, 18 Oct. 1920, Dr. Brauns. Deposited in the Natal Museum, Pietermaritzburg, South Africa. Non types. Northern Cape: Garies (10 km E) (succulent Karoo), 1 female (dissected), 3 Sep. 1981, J. Londt, L. Schoeman & B. Stuckenberg; Garies (10 km E) (Rocky slopes / Bushes), 1 female, 6 Sep. 1983, Stuckenberg & Londt. Deposited in the Natal Museum, Pietermaritzburg, South Africa.

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Diptera

Family

Bombyliidae

Genus

Crocidium

Loc

Crocidium karooanum Hesse, 1938

Lamas, Carlos José Einicker, Evenhuis, Neal L. & Couri, Márcia Souto 2002
2002
Loc

Crocidium karooanum

Evenhuis 1999: 216
Bowden 1980: 399
Hull 1973: 185
Hesse 1963: 289
Hesse 1938: 792
1938